Loretta C. Thompson

Partner | Los Angeles

Secretary Vivienne Lanthier


Loretta is a partner on the real estate team.

Her practice includes both commercial and residential real estate matters, including those involving financing and acquiring real estate with digital assets and cryptoassets, and the use of metaverse and NFTs in real estate. She regularly negotiates and facilitates real estate acquisitions and dispositions and handles tax exchanges for REIT's, public and private corporations, family offices and high net worth individuals. Loretta also has extensive experience negotiating and administrating finance transactions, commercial leasing, property management contracts, construction and design contracts, and development agreements and easements. She also advises clients on sustainable investing and resilience management for commercial and residential real estate.

Loretta's leasing practice focuses on the negotiation and documentation of commercial industrial and office project leases, as well as rental agreements and leases of high-end residential properties. She also has extensive experience working on all aspects of lender-side commercial real estate and construction loans (for private equity, portfolio, institutional, secondary market) , including due diligence, drafting loan agreements, and facilitating the pre- and post-closing processes.

Prior to her legal career, Loretta spent nearly two decades as an asset manager and leasing agent for some of the highest profile tenants and landlords in Southern California. Highly specialized in industrial and commercial office space leasing, she works with public REITs, financial institutions, high tech businesses, manufacturers, distributers, and other companies to manage all types of commercial leasing transactions.